Posts from the ‘Web 2.0’ category

A BC SXSW Brute Squad

The reknowned SXSW Interactive Festival uses crowd-sourcing to sort through their speaker submissions. They publish all their submissions in an interactive ‘panel picker’ and encourage the…

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Tell Me About Your Digg Visitors and Win an iPod Shuffle

As regular readers know, we’re writing this book about social media marketing. I’m currently working on the chapter on social news and bookmarking. As part of…

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Client Plug: Give Dreams, Not Stuff

In the early years of Capulet, as with most businesses, we said ‘yes’ to nearly everything (we did refuse the mail order bride project). For the…

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Google Knol Goes Public

As you’ve probably heard, Google Knol launched publicly today. It’s considered a more or less direct competitor to Wikipedia, as it permits anybody to author an…

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Zoomii is Long Overdue

Why did it take us until 2008 for somebody to invent Zoomii (thanks to Waxy for the pointage)? And the creator is Canadian, as it happens.…

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NowPublic and Who’s Doing Whom a Favour?

If you’re a regular Flickr user with Creative Commons-licensed photos, you’ve probably received a request from NowPublic to use one of your photos. I think this…

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Inhabit Street: Instant Community for Those Who Live in Boxes

I just got an email from an old colleague. He’s just launched Inhabit Street. Here’s the blurb: for apartment buildings, condos and townhouses, inhabit street is…

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2 Birds, 1 Whale: A Story About Twitter

When Twitter–the popular microblogging platform–is down for the count (something that’s been happening a lot lately), they display this charming image on their website: I think…

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